SC Forestry Commission

Upcoming State Land Timber Sales

Below is a list of current timber sales open for bids on state-owned forest lands.

 

South Carolina Forestry Commission

Sand Hills State Forest

SHSF-4860-ADV-PS-21
The SC Forestry Commission, Sand Hills State Forest, 16218 Hwy 1, Patrick, SC 29584 will accept sealed bids on the attached bid form until 10:00 AM, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 for the sale of approximately 934.2 acres of longleaf and mixed pinestraw. The sale areas are in Compartment 11 and consist of 29 separate stands. The sale areas are described on the enclosed bid sheet and maps. All sale areas are in longleaf pine or mixed pine. An Orange sign indicating Stand # and Acreage will be placed at a visible location for each stand. Bidders are encouraged to inspect the sale area to determine the volume estimates and raking conditions. Site visits may be made at any time. The SC Forestry Commission will not be responsible for areas that are
overbid.
Indicate on the envelope SHSF 4860 ADV PS 21. Payment in the full amount of the bid, by CERTIFIED CHECK PAYABLE TO THE SC FORESTRY COMMISSION is to be made by the successful bidder within twenty (20) calendar days of bid opening (July 5, 2021). A performance bond of $500.00 is also required before raking may begin. The successful bidders will have until October 3, 2021 (90 days) to remove the straw.

SHSF-4850-ADV-TS-21
Invitation to Bid on SCFC Timber SFI / ATFS Certified Timber. Bids Will Open June 8, 2021, 11 a.m.
Bids can be mailed, hand delivered, or emailed. All correspondence Must Reference Bid on Forest Products Sale SHSF-4850-ADV-TS=21 and be in the
format / form of: one blended price per ton for all pine products, one blended price per ton for all hardwood products, and a price per ton for fuel chips. Payment for volume / load tickets is to be made weekly.

SHSF-4800-ADV-PS- 21
The SC Forestry Commission, Sand Hills State Forest, 16218 Hwy 1, Patrick, SC 29584 will accept sealed bids on the attached bid form until 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 4, 2021 for the sale of approximately 1,074.7 acres of longleaf and mixed pinestraw. The sale areas are in Compartment 13 and consist of 37 separate stands. The sale areas are described on the enclosed bid sheet and maps. All sale areas are in longleaf pine or mixed pine. An Orange sign indicating Stand # and Acreage will be placed at a visible location for each stand.
Bidders are encouraged to inspect the sale area to determine the volume estimates and raking conditions. Site visits may be made at any time. The SC Forestry Commission will not be responsible for areas that are overbid. Indicate on the envelope SHSF 4800 ADV PS 21. Payment in the full amount of the bid, by CERTIFIED CHECK PAYABLE TO THE SC FORESTRY COMMISSION is to be made by the successful bidder within twenty (20) calendar days of bid opening (May 24, 2021). A performance bond of $500.00 is also required before raking may begin. The successful bidders will have until August 22, 2021 (90 days) to remove the straw.

SHSF-4750-ADV-PS- 21
The SC Forestry Commission, Sand Hills State Forest, 16218 Hwy 1, Patrick, SC 29584 will accept sealed bids on the attached bid form until 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 13, 2021 for the sale of approximately 1,152.6 acres of longleaf and mixed pinestraw. The sale areas are in Compartment 14 & 15 and consist of 35 separate lots. The sale areas are described on the enclosed bid sheet and maps. All sale areas are in longleaf pine or mixed pine. An Orange sign indicating Lot #, Stand #, and Acreage will be placed at a visible location for each stand.
Bidders are encouraged to inspect the sale area to determine the volume estimates and raking conditions. Site visits may be made at any time. The SC Forestry Commission will not be responsible for areas that are overbid. Indicate on the envelope SHSF 4750 ADV PS 21. Payment in the full amount of the bid, by CERTIFIED CHECK PAYABLE TO THE SC FORESTRY COMMISSION is to be made by the successful bidder within twenty (20) calendar days of bid opening (May 3, 2021). A performance bond of $500.00 is also required before raking may begin. The successful bidders will have until August 2, 2021 (90 days) to remove the straw.

SHSF-4701-ADV-TS-21
Invitation to Bid on SCFC Timber SFI / ATFS Certified Timber. Bids Will Open March 4, 2021, 11 a.m.
Bids can be mailed, hand delivered, or emailed. All correspondence Must Reference Bid on Forest Products Sale SHSF-4701-ADV-TS-21 and be in the
format / form of: one blended price per ton for all pine products. Payment for volume/ load tickets is to be made weekly.

SHSF-4691-ADV-TS-21
Invitation to Bid on SCFC Timber SFI / ATFS Certified Timber. Bids Will Open March 4, 2021, 10 a.m.
Bids can be mailed, hand delivered, or emailed. All correspondence Must Reference Bid on Forest Products Sale SHSF-4691-ADV-TS-21 and be in the
format / form of: one blended price per ton for all pine products, one blended price per ton for all hardwood products, and one price per ton for fuel chips. Payment for volume/ load tickets is to be made weekly.

SHSF 4700 ADV PS 21
The SC Forestry Commission, Sand Hills State Forest, 16218 Hwy 1, Patrick, SC 29584 will accept sealed bids on the attached bid form until 10:00 AM, Tuesday, February 9, 2021 for the sale of approximately 1,110.6 acres of longleaf and mixed pinestraw. The sale areas are in Compartment 20 and consist of 36 separate lots. The sale areas are described on the enclosed bid sheet and maps. All sale areas are in longleaf pine or mixed pine. An
Orange sign indicating Lot #, Stand #, and Acreage will be placed at a visible location for each stand. Bidders are encouraged to inspect the sale area to determine the volume estimates and raking conditions. Site visits may be made at any time. The SC Forestry Commission will not be responsible for areas that are overbid. Indicate on the envelope SHSF 4700 ADV PS 21. Payment in the full amount of the bid, by CERTIFIED CHECK PAYABLE TO THE SC ORESTRY COMMISSION is to be made by the successful bidder within twenty (20) calendar days of bid opening (March 1, 2021). A performance bond of $500.00 is also required before raking may begin. The successful bidders will have until May 30, 2021 (90 days) to remove the straw.

SHSF-4630-ADV-TS-21
Invitation to Bid on SCFC Timber SFI / ATFS Certified Timber. Bids Will Open January 26, 2021, 10 a.m.
Bids can be mailed, hand delivered, or emailed. All correspondence Must Reference Bid on Forest Products Sale SHSF-4630-ADV-TS-21 and be in the
format / form of: one blended price per ton for all pine products. Payment for volume / load tickets is to be made weekly.

Manchester State Forest

MSF 612 ADV PS 21

The SC Forestry Commission, Manchester State Forest, 6740 Headquarters Road, Wedgefield, SC 29168 will accept sealed bids on the attached bid form until 11:00 AM,  Monday, April 19, 2021 for the sale of  approximately 553 acres of longleaf pinestraw.  The sale areas consist of 5 separate blocks.  The sale areas are described on the enclosed bid sheet and maps.  Bidders are encouraged to inspect the sale area to determine the volume estimates and raking conditions.  Site visits may be made at any time.  The SC Forestry Commission will not be responsible for areas that are overbid.  Indicate on the envelope MSF 612 ADV PS 21.  Payment in the full amount of the bid, by CERTIFIED CHECK PAYABLE TO THE SC FORESTRY COMMISSION is to be made by the successful bidder.  A performance bond of $500.00 is also required before raking may begin.  The successful bidders will have 90 days to remove the straw.


 

MSF 611 ADV TS 21

Invitation to Bid on SCFC Timber at Manchester State Forest - SFI / ATFS Certified Timber. Bids will open March 25.  2021, 11a.m.
Bids can be mailed, hand delivered or emailed. All correspondence Must Reference Bid on Forest Products Sale MSF 611 ADV TS 21 and in the format / form of: a lump sum price for all pine forest products. Payment in the full amount of the performance bond and bid amount in full is to be within ten (10) days of notification of Forestry Commission approval.

MSF 608 ADV PS 21
The SC Forestry Commission, Manchester State Forest, 6740 Headquarters Road, Wedgefield, SC 29168 will accept sealed bids on the attached bid form until 11:00 AM Wednesday January 6, 2021 for the sale of  approximately 402 acres of longleaf pinestraw.  The sale areas consist of 5 separate lots.  The sale areas are described on the enclosed bid sheet and maps.  Bidders are encouraged to inspect the sale area to determine the volume estimates and raking conditions.   Site visits may be made at any time.  The SC Forestry Commission will not be responsible for areas that are overbid.  Indicate on the envelope MSF 608 ADV PS 21.

 

 

 

Harbison State Forest

 

Wee Tee State Forest

 

Poe Creek State Forest

 

Niederhof Seed Orchard

NSO-021-ADV-TS-21
Invitation to Bid on  ~111 ac of thinning and clearcut (~2860 total tons) SCFC timber located on the Niederhof Seed Orchard located in Jasper County .
Bids can be mailed, hand delivered, or emailed. All correspondence Must Reference Bid on Forest Products Sale NSO-021-ADV-TS-21 and in the format / form of: one blended price per ton bid for all forest products. Bids Will Open Feb 18.  2021, 10 a.m.

 

SCFC St. George Nursery

 

Clemson University

Edisto Research and Education Center
Barnwell County

Clemson University is requesting bids for standing timber offered for sale consisting of 243 acres of pine thinning and 48 acres of clearcut harvest.  Designated stands for this sale are identified on the attached map.  Stands may be added or deleted at the discretion of the seller.

The 243-acre thinning areas will consist of pine stands with first or second thinning by the operator select method with fifth row corridor removal and selection thinning between corridors.  All stands are to be thinned leaving the residual trees of the tallest and best form and a target residual basal area is 80 square feet per acre or as directed by the Forest Manager. The 48-acre clearcut harvest areas shall be harvested in its entirety with all stems 2 inches or larger, harvested or felled, including bamboo or other non-native invasive species, unless otherwise directed. 

The Edisto REC is currently closed to the general public.  Onsite, pre-bid inspection can be scheduled by contacting Bob Webb at (803) 709-0348
Bids are to be submitted with a price per ton for each individual commercial product and will be accepted until 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 2, 2021.  No verbal, fax, email, or mailed bids will be accepted. Bids must be submitted online only at: https://clemson.ionwave.net/CurrentSourcingEvents.aspx
For questions regarding the bidding process, contact April Pitts at (864) 656-1773 or apitts@clemson.edu.

Department of Natural Resources

Santee Coastal Reserve
Charleston County
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will accept sealed, per ton bids for the sale of approximately 9,521 tons of pine pulpwood, 5,938 tons of pine chip-n-saw, and 9,907 tons of pine sawtimber to be selectively thinned from approximately 338 acres of natural mixed pine and clearcut from approximately 81 acres of natural mixed pine. Bids will be accepted until 11:00 a.m. on February 10, 2021 at SCDNR Headquarters, 1000 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC – Room 202.


Woodbury Wildlife Management Area
Marion County
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will accept sealed, per ton bids for the sale of approximately 35,000 tons of pine pulpwood to be selectively thinned from approximately 1,132 acres of planted longleaf and loblolly pine. Bids will be accepted until 2:00 p.m. on February 10, 2021 at SCDNR Headquarters, 1000 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC – Room 202.  *** “Due to recent flood stage levels on the Pee Dee Rivers, the SCDNR Woodbury Timber Sale bid opening, originally scheduled for Feb. 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm, will be extended and rescheduled for March 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm.  All other terms and conditions are as set forth in the original Timber Sale Notice.”

 

 

 

 

 

Department of Corrections


 

 

SC Parks, Recreation, and Tourism

SCPRT Colonial Dorchester
Timber Sale:  SCPRT Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site; Dorchester County. Bids close 05/26/2021 at 1:00 pm
The Sale Area consists of approximately 70 acres of predominantly loblolly pine to be operator-select thinned to a residual basal area of 75 sq. ft. favoring longleaf pine leave trees by removing approximately 3,068 tons of predominantly loblolly pine pulpwood and chip-n-saw along with some hardwood pulpwood. Bids shall be based on a blended per ton price for all PINE products, and a per ton price for HARDWOOD pulpwood.

A pre-bid site visit will be held on May 19, 2021 at 11:00 AM for interested Vendors (See SITE VISIT on Page 14). If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Rachel Snuggs at (803) 767-0267 or rsnuggs@scprt.com by 3:00 PM, May 18, 2021.

 

Department of Transportation

 

 

U.S. Forest Service

U.S. Forest Service, Sumter National Forest, Enoree Ranger District, Kings Creek Newberry County, South Carolina.  Bids will be accepted until 11:00 a.m. on July 13, 2021
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will accept sealed, per ton bids for the sale of approximately 7901 tons of pine sawtimber, 4751 tons of pine chip-n-saw, 29891 tons of pine pulpwood, 359 tons of hardwood sawtimber, and 2007 tons of hardwood pulpwood to be selectively thinned from approximately 149.5 acres of marked loblolly pine sawtimber stands and 101.6 acres of marked loblolly pine sawtimber/pulpwood stands, and operator-select thinned from approximately 327.8 acres of loblolly pine pulpwood stands.  Bids will be accepted until 11:00 a.m. on July 13, 2021 at SCDNR Headquarters, 1000 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC – Room 202, at which time the bids will be publicly opened.

 

 

Francis Marion District Timber Sale:    Bids Will Open Feb 10.  2020, 11a.m.
Marked timber thinning approximately 496ac; FM 001 Burned Shed ADV TS 20. Located on The US Forest Service  Francis Marion District in Berkeley County  off State Hwy 41 & 166 Conifer Rd (33.141110° & -79.767605°.)    This sale consist of ~25,671 tons  Primarily pine sawtimber with moderate potential for pole quality stems.

Other Lands

 

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